Finland 1866-S markka

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Heritage sale 3049, lot 30704
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 30704 in Heritage sale 3049 (Long Beach, September 2016), where it sold for $2,350. The catalog description[1] noted, "Russian Duchy Proof Markka 1866-S PR64 Deep Cameo PCGS, Helsinki mint. An undeniable stunner in hand, with full flash emanating from the mirrors and just a hint of autumnal color touching the design features. At present time, this is the only certified Proof example of the type by PCGS." This type was issued 1864-67 and 1870.

Recorded mintage: 1,990,000.

Specification: 5.18 g, .868 fine silver, 24 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 3.1.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World Coin Auction 3049, featuring the Ohio Valley Collection, the Redwood Collection and the F.P. Briand Collection, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2016.

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